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Show Your Support for The Way We Get By

The Way We Get By already has the support of a number of organizations, including the USO, the American Legion and, which is part of President Obama's United We Serve initiative. We hope that you will help us spread word about the film, as it highlights the impact of individual action and how a small act of kindness can change lives.

Although the premiere broadcast of The Way We Get By occurred on PBS on Veterans Day, the film is available in its entirety on the PBS Video Player through September 27, 2010. Here are a variety of ways that you can support and promote The Way We Get By. Tell your friends about these ways to participate in promoting the film by emailing them this page.

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Promote the Film Online

Post this 300 x 250 pixel ad on your site and link to the PBS Video Player.

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All you have to do is copy the HTML code from the text window below and paste it into the HTML of your website or blog where you want the image to appear. If you need any help, or would like to request a different sized logo, please email us at events [at]

Embed the YouTube Trailer on Your Site

Again, all you have to do is copy the HTML code from the text box below and paste it into the HTML of your webpage where you want the trailer to appear. If you would like to adjust the size of the video window, just change the height and width dimensions within the code.

Host a Community Screening

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If you are a community organizer, high school, after school, college or ESL teacher, young person using media to reach your peers or a PBS station employee interested in planning free screenings in your community, please sign up with POV's Community Network and we'll loan you a copy of the film (for free!) along with a toolkit including a facilitators guide. Organize it »

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Send Out a Tune-In Email

Tune-In Email

Tell your friends, family or organization members to watch The Way We Get By online today! Use this template to send out your own stylish email announcement.

Fan Us on Facebook

Show your love for POV and The Way We Get By by "fanning" us on your Facebook profile. Get updates about The Way We Get By, the filmmakers' new website, Returning Home, sneak previews, news about local screening events and much, much more.

Tweet About The Way We Get By

Twitter birdFollow POV and The Way We Get By filmmakers on Twitter and get updates sent directly to your cellphone. We'll keep you up to date with the latest information about the film, critical reviews, special activities and exclusive video clips.

And if you want to tweet about The Way We Get By to your followers, make sure to use the hashtag #wegetby so we can track your tweets!

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I can’t think of a single friend, family member, or down-on-his-luck stranger to whom I would not recommend this film. Absolutely stunning.”

— Mike Riggs,
Washington City Paper


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